Mars Play Your Part Hockey Canada Giveaway

Comments 142 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While there’s no big league action happening on television and in our high-capacity arenas, there’s plenty of hockey being played in rinks across the country. Players, coaches, and organizations of all sizes in communities across Canada have started their season and Marsยฎ has partnered up with Hockey Canada to support these home-grown teams with their Play Your Part campaign.

Until the end of the year you can enter a pin code online, found inside specially-marked Mars bar wrappers, and Mars will donate $5 to a local rink. They’re supporting five local hockey rinks in Canada including the Mission Leisure Centre in Mission, BC.

The Mission rink needs a new score clock as their current one is more than 15 years old and they need to replace it before they host the 2014 BC Winter Games.

To spread the word and help them reach their goal, I have a Marsยฎ and Hockey Canada themed prize pack to offer up to my readers.

Stocked full of Mars bars that will come in handy for Halloween, the prize pack (valued at $250) also contains a duffel bag, a replica Team Canada hockey jersey, and other goodies.

Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win a Mars Canada & @HockeyCanada prize pack from @Miss604 http://ow.ly/ecbnj

I will draw one winner next Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 12:00pm. The winner should also be sure to enter the pin codes from their prize bars online in order to support the Mission rink. No purchase necessary, full campaign rules are available online.

Update The winner is Lorraine!

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142 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. AmandaWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 11:20am PDT

    I hope Mission gets their new score clock!

  2. JessicaWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 11:26am PDT

    Thanks for posting Rebecca!
    Spotted a typo: it’s the 2014 BC Winter Games

    Cheers.

  3. Rebecca BollwittWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 11:27am PDT

    Thanks Jessica! My fingers just auto-complete 2012 sometimes.

  4. JessicaWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 11:52am PDT

    Yep. mine do too. ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Michelle WhalenWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 12:08pm PDT

    Please enter me! I love Hockey.. AND chocolate ๐Ÿ˜€ xoxo

  6. GregWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 2:14pm PDT

    pick me please!

  7. lizWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 2:23pm PDT

    A great cause for Mars to jump on.I love their commercial about providing a heated room for fans to watch.So cool!

  8. LuisWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 2:34pm PDT

    I love hockey and I love Mars!!

  9. ChrisWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 2:35pm PDT

    Hello

  10. ShirleyWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 3:06pm PDT

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  11. FlorenceWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 3:28pm PDT

    sounds awesome!

  12. BrendaWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 3:35pm PDT

    Haven’t had a Mars bar in ages, used to love them as a kid

  13. SylviaWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 5:05pm PDT

    Recharge on Mars!

  14. LorraineWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 5:37pm PDT

    More focus on the up and coming players is good and Mars bars are delicious!

  15. AnnWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 5:46pm PDT

    I love Mars bars! They’re my chocolate-pick-me-up!

  16. KatieWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 5:57pm PDT

    Would be great

  17. brandonWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 7:23pm PDT

    Mmmm Mars Bars

  18. ShelleyWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 7:45pm PDT

    Mars Bar with Almonds Yum!

  19. GaryWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 8:34pm PDT

    one of the catchiest tunes ever ‘A Mars bar a day, at work, rest and play!’

  20. CyndiWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 8:35pm PDT

    a good initiative

  21. Donna LWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 8:50pm PDT

    ahh this brings back memories of trick r treating as a kid. Mars and Twix were (are?) my go to chocolate bars. Nice to see them supporting local causes too.

  22. Sherry FWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 9:00pm PDT

    a yummy prize.

  23. GeraldWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 9:26pm PDT

    Let’s all eat lots of Mars bars!!!!

  24. lucWednesday, October 3rd, 2012 — 9:57pm PDT

    Yummy post!

  25. DebraThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 1:05am PDT

    I love that Mars is supporting local hockey!

  26. Carole MThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 6:33am PDT

    Love Mars bars!

  27. TanisThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 8:49am PDT

    Hockey and chocolate are a great combo, but helping the Mission rink is even better! Let’s get them that new clock!!

  28. TanisThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 8:49am PDT

    Oh, I tweeted as well!

    https://twitter.com/tanissergeew/status/253884168403034113

  29. WallyThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 9:15am PDT

    Nice to know that Mars supports Canadian hockey.

  30. GwenThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 10:13am PDT

    Sounds yummy. ๐Ÿ™‚

  31. shelaineThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 12:14pm PDT

    yes! mars!

  32. SigridThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 1:55pm PDT

    A Mars bar a day, at work, rest and play!

  33. GigiThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 2:40pm PDT

    awesome!

  34. JanThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 3:03pm PDT

    Mars bars for Mission

  35. maryThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 4:07pm PDT

    love mars bar

  36. LindaThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 4:13pm PDT

    Hockey and Chocolate – My two favourite things!

  37. Sherrie GuthrieThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 7:06pm PDT

    I grew up in a small town and the rink was our second home ..great contest & giveaway ..thank you !

  38. Joy M.Thursday, October 4th, 2012 — 7:07pm PDT

    Mars are my favourite bar!

  39. Shari KThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 7:09pm PDT

    This prize would be so perfect for my family! My husband coaches my son’s hockey team and the Mars Bars would be so perfect to give out on Halloween… minus any that we eat ourselves of course!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  40. TinaThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 7:44pm PDT

    great giveaway

  41. HollywoodThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 7:58pm PDT

    Great prize!!

  42. Bob HThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 9:06pm PDT

    I can give out the Mars bars for Halloween while dressed as a striking hockey player.

  43. DanikaThursday, October 4th, 2012 — 9:34pm PDT

    I miss hockey!

  44. Brenda PentonFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 6:58am PDT

    Great prize!! Love that they are donating $5 and that it is local

  45. Brenda PentonFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 7:01am PDT

    I tweeted: https://twitter.com/newfiechic/status/254219232471023616

  46. Colleen CFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 10:44am PDT

    My Dad’s favourite chocolate bar, maybe that will distract him from no hockey! He’s missing his Canucks!

  47. Colleen CFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 10:45am PDT

    https://twitter.com/30Minutes4Me/status/254276049574182912

  48. ErikaFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 10:48am PDT

    Mars has always been my fav chocolate bar!

  49. SUMMER PLEWESFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 10:56am PDT

    Wow~ I would love to be entered. thank you.

  50. SUMMER PLEWESFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 11:07am PDT

    https://twitter.com/fokxxy/status/254279297546731520

  51. BreeFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 11:20am PDT

    Please enter me! I love Mars bars and hubby loves hockey!

  52. BreeFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 11:21am PDT

    https://twitter.com/freebreeluv/status/254284944073957376

  53. MissTFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 12:16pm PDT

    Such a tasty prize!

  54. MissTFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 12:17pm PDT

    https://twitter.com/truthful/status/254299069869084672

  55. KellyFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 1:51pm PDT

    Chocolate and free stuff hell yeah!

  56. RoFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 2:22pm PDT

    Ready to drown our hockey sorrows in chocolate.

  57. DBFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 2:27pm PDT

    CHOCOLATE…OH YEAH!

  58. VinceFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 2:36pm PDT

    Mars bars and hockey – score!

  59. Elizabeth BFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 3:05pm PDT

    This would be a great prize to win! Fingers crossed ๐Ÿ™‚

  60. MichaelFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 3:08pm PDT

    I would be very popular if I won this one. Chocolate rules!

  61. Annette C.Friday, October 5th, 2012 — 3:52pm PDT

    Chocolate…yum!

  62. annavancouverFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 4:41pm PDT

    greedy ๐Ÿ˜‰

  63. Arjun RudraFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 8:46pm PDT

    Fingers crossed. @ArjunRudra1

  64. GaryFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 9:45pm PDT

    I would like this ๐Ÿ™‚

  65. Lucie BFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 10:57pm PDT

    Chocolate for a great cause- all good things!

  66. Ian YFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 11:24pm PDT

    I love Mars Bars!!

  67. GraceFriday, October 5th, 2012 — 11:24pm PDT

    Please let me win!!!

  68. MarySaturday, October 6th, 2012 — 12:10am PDT

    delish!

  69. AnneSaturday, October 6th, 2012 — 7:46am PDT

    Hockey and chocolate, together!

  70. LisaSaturday, October 6th, 2012 — 7:50am PDT

    Hope I’m a winner.

  71. IrisSaturday, October 6th, 2012 — 9:45am PDT

    Mars bars are so yummy! I promise to enter the pins if I win. (I have had plenty of practice from the Cadbury bicycle factory!) Deep fried Mars bars or frozen Mars Bars are amazing by the way.

  72. MarySaturday, October 6th, 2012 — 10:08am PDT

    Chocolate and hockey two of my favs

  73. RebeccaSaturday, October 6th, 2012 — 1:15pm PDT

    I love mars bars! ๐Ÿ™‚

  74. ginette4Saturday, October 6th, 2012 — 5:51pm PDT

    Love Dark Mars, favourite candy bar

  75. LindaSaturday, October 6th, 2012 — 6:02pm PDT

    would love to win this.

  76. Karla SceviourSaturday, October 6th, 2012 — 6:41pm PDT

    hmm..yummy yummy yummy! Would really love to win this,the bars for me,hehe and the bag and Jersey for my hockey fanatic son! Thanks!!

  77. 409copeSaturday, October 6th, 2012 — 7:01pm PDT

    I hope the clock happens for them!

  78. 409copeSaturday, October 6th, 2012 — 7:02pm PDT

    I tweeted-https://twitter.com/409cope/status/254763159351619584

  79. GlogirlSaturday, October 6th, 2012 — 7:28pm PDT

    What a great initiative for Mars!

  80. GlogirlSaturday, October 6th, 2012 — 7:29pm PDT

    Tweet~ http://twitter.com/glogirl3/status/254770398011469824

  81. Kim O’ReillySaturday, October 6th, 2012 — 8:13pm PDT

    Hockey and Mars – this could make my kids really happy!

  82. eleanor qSaturday, October 6th, 2012 — 8:29pm PDT

    Wishing Mission rink gets a new score clock!

  83. nikki robakSaturday, October 6th, 2012 — 8:50pm PDT

    Mars is doing a great job

  84. LynnSunday, October 7th, 2012 — 6:23am PDT

    Hockey & Mars! Pinch me, I’m dreaming…or drooling one of the two!

  85. ginette4Sunday, October 7th, 2012 — 6:50am PDT

    tweeted
    https://twitter.com/ginette4/status/254931887036981248

  86. C WilsonSunday, October 7th, 2012 — 8:44am PDT

    thanks for the chance :0)

  87. vonSunday, October 7th, 2012 — 9:21am PDT

    Good job, Mars!

  88. Terry MacSunday, October 7th, 2012 — 2:01pm PDT

    tweeted too! My boys would love this prize, hockey fiends, and mars lovers! Actually, the whole family would sing my praises if i won this mars and hockey prize!

  89. FrancineSunday, October 7th, 2012 — 2:47pm PDT

    I hope they reach their goal – I luv Mars bars!

  90. FrancineSunday, October 7th, 2012 — 2:50pm PDT

    here’s a link to my tweet – https://twitter.com/1byspike/status/255062280704774144

  91. BurcuSunday, October 7th, 2012 — 7:08pm PDT

    awesome prize!

  92. Cathy CSunday, October 7th, 2012 — 8:54pm PDT

    love the prize and the cause – local hockey rinks! Good luck

  93. Belinda MSunday, October 7th, 2012 — 9:26pm PDT

    What a fantastic giveaway. Thanks!

    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

  94. Belinda MSunday, October 7th, 2012 — 9:27pm PDT

    tweeted

    https://twitter.com/Prairiebelle/status/255162385634050048

    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

  95. Jenn SMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 9:56am PDT

    What a great way to raise money for local rinks

  96. Kathy E.Monday, October 8th, 2012 — 12:08pm PDT

    That’s wonderful that they’re supporting the Mission Leisure Centre!

  97. belindaMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 12:11pm PDT

    Delicious and sporty prize to raise money for local hockey rinks!

  98. WandDerfulMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 1:42pm PDT

    Thanks for sharing this information. Mars Bars RULE! ๐Ÿ™‚

  99. WandDerfulMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 1:44pm PDT

    Here’s my tweet https://twitter.com/WandDerful/status/255408063933202433

  100. Elaine JasvinsMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 4:50pm PDT

    Yummy and fun, like!!

  101. JonnieMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 6:49pm PDT

    Mars is my favorite! What a great campaign and amazing giveaway!!

  102. AnnaMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 8:53pm PDT

    I need a new duffel bag (and I could use some Mars bars and other swag too!)

  103. BalMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 8:55pm PDT

    Yummmmm

  104. SandyMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 8:56pm PDT

    I’m sure the fine folks in Mission will love this

  105. JenMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 9:06pm PDT

    I love what Mars is doing for community centers! Wish they’d do something for ours, ours got closed down!

  106. JenMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 9:08pm PDT

    https://twitter.com/SleepyPaint/status/255519899051495424

  107. Maegan MorinMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 9:08pm PDT

    I love me some Mars Bars! They are my fave chocolate bar!! *Drool*

  108. Maegan MorinMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 9:09pm PDT

    I tweeted: https://twitter.com/zaira_faith/status/255520164613869568

  109. Deya CMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 9:57pm PDT

    Love Mars bars and Hockey what else goes together!!!!!!

  110. MagMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 10:49pm PDT

    Thanks Mars Bar, Hockey Canada and Miss 604!

  111. HarjitMonday, October 8th, 2012 — 11:02pm PDT

    Mmm a Mars bar prize pack which includes gear to dress up in, perfect Halloween treat and costume ๐Ÿ˜‰

  112. lisa bolducTuesday, October 9th, 2012 — 9:14am PDT

    i like mars and hockey! win win!

  113. lisa bolducTuesday, October 9th, 2012 — 9:15am PDT

    https://twitter.com/lbolduc0/status/255702992114823168

  114. StotesTuesday, October 9th, 2012 — 9:16am PDT

    Great prize!

  115. Heather ATuesday, October 9th, 2012 — 11:24am PDT

    I’m missing hockey, and overloading on chocolate.

  116. LiamTuesday, October 9th, 2012 — 3:28pm PDT

    YUMMY!!!!! IN MY TUMMY!

  117. rinoTuesday, October 9th, 2012 — 4:01pm PDT

    Mars bars and hockey โ€“ score!

  118. LindaTuesday, October 9th, 2012 — 4:07pm PDT

    This is a good fundraiser.

  119. JenniferTuesday, October 9th, 2012 — 7:20pm PDT

    Yummy … chocolate!!

  120. Siobhan S.Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 — 9:30pm PDT

    Sweet!! Literally! Mars are so good. Our neighbourhood kids would love us on October 31 if we won this prize!

  121. ContrlAlt D.Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 9:07am PDT

    I love Mars Bars, especially the treat sized versions that come out at Halloween. They’re the perfect portion size.

  122. ContrlAlt D.Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 9:08am PDT

    Tweeted!

    https://twitter.com/cheerpali/status/256063574588395520

  123. TYWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 11:05am PDT

    chocolate! count me in!

  124. GailWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 11:06am PDT

    What a great prize! Hockey and chocolate ๐Ÿ™‚

  125. DarwinWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 11:06am PDT

    Love mars bars!

  126. GailWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 11:07am PDT

    Tweeted the link https://twitter.com/Rainnne/status/256093332483235840

  127. DianeWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 11:09am PDT

    Hockey and chocolate 2 best things on earth!

  128. AlessaWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 11:10am PDT

    I will share the Mars bars with my women’s hockey team! http://www.curvaceouscanucks.com

  129. MikeWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 11:23am PDT

    YAY! hockey and chocolate!

  130. Stephanie SWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 11:24am PDT

    My boyfriend would love the hockey items, and I would love the chocolate!

  131. TiffanyWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 11:31am PDT

    My two little cute cousins play hockey. They’d love this! …and I’d like the chocolate!

  132. MeganWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 11:37am PDT

    Great contest!

  133. SueWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 11:42am PDT

    please enter me into the draw!

  134. ShawnWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 11:42am PDT

    No pro hockey here but Mars endures

  135. tracyWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 11:47am PDT

    i haven’t had a mars bar in a long time. yum

  136. shellyWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 11:54am PDT

    nhl lockout continues, in the meantime let’s all have some chocolate.

  137. aimee pWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 2:25pm PDT

    great prize

  138. torloniasWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 3:29pm PDT

    Mmm, love Mars caramally goodness!

  139. torloniasWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 3:29pm PDT

    Tweeted as well:

    https://twitter.com/torlonias/status/256159199774527489

  140. lizzysdarcyWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 5:40pm PDT

    Fantastic prize!

  141. Judy HuntingWednesday, October 10th, 2012 — 8:27pm PDT

    Thanks for the wonderful giveaway.. I twitted https://twitter.com/Lovingpink/status/256234262880206848

  142. Kimberley BThursday, October 11th, 2012 — 8:10pm PDT

    This prize package would help my woeful hubby get over the loss of NHL Hockey!! Thanks for the chance to see him smile with his favourite chocolate!!

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